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Fairness and Solvency Opinions

Fairness and Solvency Opinions

Duff & Phelps helps boards of directors and special committees formed by boards fulfill their fiduciary responsibilities when considering many corporate transactions.

Our team has particular expertise in situations where advisor independence is paramount and scrutiny is elevated.

Duff & Phelps is a global leader in Fairness Opinions and Special Committee Advisory, ranking #1 for announced fairness opinions over the past 10 years, according to Thomson Reuters data - full years 2011 through 2020.

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Fairness and Solvency Opinions

Duff & Phelps Ranked #2 for Announced Fairness Opinions in the U.S. and Globally in 2020, according to Thomson Reuters’ “Global Mergers & Acquisitions Review - Full Year 2020."

Since 2005, we have provided more than 1,000 fairness opinions (over $420 billion in deal value) for clients contemplating:

  • Sell side / buy side mergers & acquisitions
  • Spin-offs, split-ups, divestitures
  • Going-private transactions
  • Related-party transactions
FO Dividend Recapitalization
Key Differentiators
  • Core Practice: Ranked #1 for Fairness Opinions in the U.S. and globally over the past ten years and is a leading financial advisor for solvency opinions (more than 1,950 fairness and solvency opinions and $4.8 trillion in deal value since 2005)
  • Independence: Vast majority of our opinions involve transactions in which Duff & Phelps is not the investment banker
  • Analytical Rigor: Comfortable providing opinions in transactions involving minority interests, debt securities and those transactions lacking a market-clearing mechanism

 

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